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Belize international travel guide in May 2023

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Belize ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฟ

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Belize is part of North America with main city at Belmopan. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 27.09 ยฐC in Belize with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 155.74 mm. Tipping is expected in Belize since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages. Internet speed in Belize is on average 2.4 Mbps. In Belize you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 370K people. The main currency is Belize Dollar. The languages spoken are English and Spanish. Automatic teller machines are common in Belize. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Developing ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~27.09 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~155.74 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 370K people

Belize Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution
Weโ€™ve reviewed our advice for Belize. We havenโ€™t changed the level of our advice, exercise a high degree of caution. You're no longer required to present proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 test result. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Belize due to the risk of serious violent crime.
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Belize Weather

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Belize Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

Belize uses 110/220V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B and Type G.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English and Spanish

Money in Belize

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Belize uses the Belize dollar (symbol: $), code BZD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 1 dollar and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents.

๐Ÿง ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Belize. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ Tipping

Expected to tip Tipping is expected in Belize since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages.

Calling in Belize

๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Belize is on average 2.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Belize is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

๐Ÿ“ฑ Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 25.11 BZD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: DigiCell or Smart!. Belize uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Belize upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Belize, dial +, then 501 (the country code for Belize), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Belize, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .

Driving in Belize

๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ Road rules

In Belize you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 40-64 km/h (24-39 mph) in all built-up areas and 88 km/h (54 mph) on undivided highways.

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

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